Posts Tagged ‘movies’

Weighing in on weight & pop culture

When we think about stereotypes in the media we consume, I’d assume that for most of us the immediate focus on race and gender. It is likely the easiest way to think critically about popular culture–in casual conversation or even for those term papers. But when we begin to think even deeper than those two […]

How to Train Your[self to Not Freak Out About Disabilities]

Thinking critically about children’s media.

‘Eternal Sunshine’ Is Forever a Good Story

Hello! Last post was a brief look at my life as a serial rerunner. While thinking about this realization, I decided to pick a favorite movie of mine and talk about what makes it a good story. My choice? ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’. I chose this movies because, honestly, I have seen this movie […]

True life: I’m A Serial Rerunner

This week’s lecture in media literacy focused on the idea of storytelling. As we were looking at various themes and concepts relating to storytelling, the question of why people watch re-runs came up. I had a hard time answering that question, primarily because I watch re-runs all the time… it never occurred to me that there was […]